Publication Date

January 2011

Abstract

In order to reduce the incidence of human salmonellosis, European Union (EU) legislation foresees the setting of Salmonella reduction targets for food producing-animals including breeding pigs. To set such a target, an EU-wide baseline survey was conducted in 2008 to determine the prevalence and diversity of Salmonella in holldings with breeding pigs across Member States (MSs).

Book Title

41st International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork

Pages

122-125

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/safepork-180809-593

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EU-wide baseline survey on the prevalence of Salmonella in holdings with breeding pigs, 2008 - prevalence and factors associated with Salmonella positivity

Maastricht, Netherlands

In order to reduce the incidence of human salmonellosis, European Union (EU) legislation foresees the setting of Salmonella reduction targets for food producing-animals including breeding pigs. To set such a target, an EU-wide baseline survey was conducted in 2008 to determine the prevalence and diversity of Salmonella in holldings with breeding pigs across Member States (MSs).